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  • Twilight Saga: New Moon had the third highest opening weekend ever, just under The Dark Knight and Spider-Man 3 with a tally of over 140 million duckets.

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  • I understand you watch the show because you get minor/or major duckets from it.

    'Heroes' recap: Let's give thanks | EW.com

  • August 27th, 2010 at 8:39 am open the soap duckets.

    The Last Words of Dutch Schultz | clusterflock

  • So, get yer ducks and duckets in order and go get a piece.

    Justin Callaway: MMIX: 2009 is the Year of the Handgun

  • The recent cancellations of the Bat Books, Manhunter, and Blue Beetle, while unfortunate, helped save some duckets each month.

    Line-By-Line: Trimming the Pull List

  • But seeing thou presumest, that all women are so apt and tractable, and thy selfe so confident of thine owne power: I willingly yeeld (for the better assurance of my wifes constant loyalty) to have my head smitten off, if thou canst winne her to any such dishonest act, by any meanes whatsoever thou canst use unto her; which if thou canst not doe, thou shalt onely loose a thousand duckets of Gold.

    The Decameron

  • Robes and Ornaments, and a Ruby on his finger valued to be worth five hundred duckets of gold: this dead body they purposed to rob and rifle, acquainting Andrea with their whole intent, whose necessitie (coupled with a covetous desire) made him more forward then well advised, to joyne with them in this sacriligious enterprize.

    The Decameron

  • TOURE: It's especially true that the slang created by a certain sub-culture tells us what they dream of being -- think of how hip-hop has so many words for money like cream and jetter (ph) and duckets (ph) and loochie (ph) and on and on.

    CNN Transcript Sep 9, 2004

  • Nowe to returne to my voyage, when I came to Ormus, I found there Master Francis Berettin of Venice, and we fraighted a bark together to goe for Basora for 70. duckets, and with vs there went other Marchants, which did ease our fraight, and very commodiously wee came to Basora and there we stayed 40. dayes for prouiding a

    The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques and Discoveries of the English Nation

  • There was also found laden in the same ships, sixty thousand drie hides or skins, esteemed to bee worth 6000. duckets as they reported, there were also found two bags with mony, in the one was 11. hundred single rials, and in the other 10. hundred and forty single rials, with two Buts of traine oile, and two barrels of gum Arabique.

    The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques and Discoveries of the English Nation

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